Monroe Bank & Trust increased its stake in Leggett & Platt Inc (LEG) by 50.45% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Monroe Bank & Trust bought 11,784 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.07% with the market. The institutional investor held 35,141 shares of the consumer durables company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.56 million, up from 23,357 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Monroe Bank & Trust who had been investing in Leggett & Platt Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.81B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.05% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $44.23. About 671,250 shares traded. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) has declined 20.13% since June 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.70% the S&P500. Some Historical LEG News: 09/03/2018 – Leggett & Platt Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 26/04/2018 – LEGGETT & PLATT INC – RAW MATERIAL-RELATED PRICE INCREASES AND CURRENCY IMPACT SHOULD ALSO CONTRIBUTE TO SALES GROWTH IN 2018; 19/04/2018 – Leggett & Platt Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 26/04/2018 – Leggett & Platt Had Seen 2018 EPS $2.65 to $2.85; 09/03/2018 Leggett & Platt Volume Rises More Than Triple 20 Day Average; 26/04/2018 – CORRECT: LEGGETT & PLATT SEES FY EPS $2.60 TO $2.80, EST. $2.76; 26/04/2018 – Leggett & Platt Reports 7% Sales Growth And $.57 EPS; 15/05/2018 – LEGGETT REPORTS DIV BOOST & ANNUAL MEETING RESULTS; 26/04/2018 – LEGGETT & PLATT SEES FY EPS $2.60 TO $2.60, EST. $2.76; 26/04/2018 – LEGGETT & PLATT INC LEG.N SEES FY 2018 SALES UP 9 TO 12 PCT
Barry Lebovits increased its stake in O Reilly Automotive Inc New (ORLY) by 48.75% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rivulet Capital Llc bought 108,600 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.22% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Barry Lebovits held 331,360 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $81.97M, up from 222,760 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rivulet Capital Llc who had been investing in O Reilly Automotive Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $23.51 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.02% or $2.89 during the last trading session, reaching $287.07. About 472,655 shares traded. O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) has risen 10.02% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.55% the S&P500. Some Historical ORLY News: 30/04/2018 – Gaming group Rank names John O’Reilly as new chief; 10/05/2018 – S&PGR Rates O’Reilly Automotive’s Snr Unsecured Notes ‘BBB’; 25/04/2018 – O’Reilly Automotive 1Q EPS $3.61; 22/04/2018 – DJ O’Reilly Automotive Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ORLY); 09/05/2018 – S&P REVISES O’REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC. TO RATING ‘BBB’ FROM ‘BBB+’; OUTLOOK ‘STABLE’; 08/05/2018 – O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. Announces Leadership Succession and Update to Target Leverage Ratio; 25/04/2018 – O’REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC SEES FY 2018 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES OF $490 MLN TO $520 MLN; 26/04/2018 – O’Reilly Auto Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 30/04/2018 – Rank Group Appoints John O’Reilly Chief Executive Officer; 25/04/2018 – O’REILLY AUTO 1Q EPS $3.61, EST. $3.58
Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 23 insider sales for $44.87 million activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $1.35 million was made by Groves Jeffrey Lynn on Friday, January 19. $382,500 worth of stock was sold by FLETCHER JEREMY ADAM on Wednesday, January 3. SHAW JEFF M sold $2.50 million worth of stock or 10,000 shares. 5,000 shares were sold by KRAUS SCOTT E, worth $1.43 million. The insider JOHNSON RANDY sold $250,994. 30,000 shares were sold by OREILLY DAVID E, worth $7.79M on Wednesday, May 2.
Among 27 analysts covering O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. O’Reilly Automotive had 78 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. RBC Capital Markets maintained O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) rating on Wednesday, July 5. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $20100 target. The stock of O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, July 6. On Tuesday, May 30 the stock rating was downgraded by Wedbush to “Hold”. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of ORLY in report on Thursday, October 26 with “Neutral” rating. Jefferies initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 15 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 28 by Deutsche Bank. Gabelli initiated O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) on Friday, April 15 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, July 5. Northcoast upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $23000 target in Tuesday, July 18 report.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.25, from 0.76 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 38 investors sold ORLY shares while 203 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. 67.39 million shares or 2.69% less from 69.25 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Manufacturers Life Insurance Com The accumulated 220,468 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Victory Cap Mngmt Inc has invested 0% in O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY). Gemmer Asset Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 56 shares or 0% of the stock. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.06% of its portfolio in O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) for 11,658 shares. Raymond James Associate invested 0.03% of its portfolio in O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY). Papp L Roy Assoc invested in 43,262 shares. Sandy Spring Bank & Trust holds 62 shares. Peoples Fincl Corp holds 100 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Mngmt Lc owns 3,315 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Landscape Capital Mgmt Limited Liability reported 0.63% in O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY). Benjamin F Edwards & Inc, a Missouri-based fund reported 150 shares. Mufg Americas Hldgs reported 12,735 shares. Choate Invest Advisors holds 0% or 827 shares. Pitcairn holds 1,372 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Nuveen Asset Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0% in O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY).
Among 10 analysts covering Leggett & Platt (NYSE:LEG), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Leggett & Platt had 23 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, September 22 the stock rating was upgraded by Suntrust Robinson to “Buy”. The stock of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, July 29 by Hilliard Lyons. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. The company was upgraded on Monday, July 24 by Hilliard Lyons. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, July 28 with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, September 6. The firm has “Hold” rating by Gabelli given on Wednesday, June 21. The rating was upgraded by SunTrust on Friday, September 22 to “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, September 7. Piper Jaffray maintained Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) rating on Wednesday, October 11. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $49.0 target.
Since February 7, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $1.88 million activity. 10,000 shares valued at $470,129 were sold by Douglas Scott S on Wednesday, February 7. $452,750 worth of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) was sold by DeSonier David M. $265,074 worth of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) was sold by ENLOE ROBERT TED III on Thursday, February 15.
More recent Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Leggett & Platt Notches Sell-Side Upgrade: Stifel Projects Upcoming Inflection Point” on May 31, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Expected Dividend Increases In June 2018” on May 31, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Bert’s May Dividend Income Summary” with publication date: June 13, 2018 was also an interesting one.